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School Notes

Honor rolls

HOLLIDAYSBURG AREA SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL FIRST MARKING PERIOD 12TH GRADE –– Jammel Affour, Camden J. Auman, Katherine A. Avery, Sabrina F. Azad, Karissa P. Baker, Alyssa R. Bell, Rece M. Boland, Nadia J. Boston, Riley S. Brode, Evan M. Brozenich, Logan J. Burk, Rachel E. Butters, Jonas N. ...

Scouting for Food

Courtesy photo Boy Scout Troop 49, sponsored by Our Lady of Lourdes Church, participated in the Juniata Valley Council’s semi-annual Scouting For Food service project Nov. 14. Approximately 800 food items were delivered to the St. Vincent DePaul Food Pantry in Altoona. The troop would like ...

On campus

Courtesy photo Shown with a mural at Indiana University of Pennsylvania are (from left): artist Natalie Sharpless of Osceola Mills; artist Davey Beyer, an art education major from Ebensburg; Professor Ivan Fortushniak; artist Kaycee Morgan, a studio art major from Warren; and artist Elizabeth ...

Graduates

ST. VINCENT COLLEGE, Latrobe — December commencement: Thomas McKeon, Duncansville, B.S., finance, magna cum laude; Heather Rieg, Loretto, B.A., graphic design, cum laude.

Admissions

NORTHAMPTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Bethlehem — Kayleigh Lalli, Huntingdon.

Honors lists

DAVIS & ELKINS COLLEGE, Elkins. W.Va. — Olivia Smith, Martinsburg, dean’s list. UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI, Oxford, Miss. — Lyndsey Taylor Reed, Port Matilda, chancellor’s honor roll. MANSFIELD UNIVERSITY, Mansfield, Pa. — Dean’s list: Tanner Demchak, Woodland; Sarah ...

Honor rolls

BISHOP GUILFOYLE CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL, ALTOONA FIRST MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONOR ROLL SIXTH GRADE — Catherine Cammarata, Hannah Homan, Joseph Lehman III, Maurie Querry, Morgan Ruggery, Troy Ruggery, Lyla Steward. SEVENTH GRADE — Gia Adams, John Bickford, Arielle Biesinger, Leah Byrne, ...

On campus

Huntingdon student starts college early at Bard College GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — It’s not every day that students start college early, but one Huntingdon resident is no ordinary student. This year, Hannah White joined the fall 2020 class at Bard College at Simon’s Rock in Great ...

Honor rolls

CLAYSBURG-KIMMEL HIGH SCHOOL FIRST MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONORS SEVENTH GRADE — McKenna Black, Nadia Black, Mason Campagna, Caitlynn Carlisle, Jacob Conrad, Alyssa Draeger, Ava Gordon, Brayden Haney, Caitlyn Helsel, Cheyanne Kauffman, Levi Kennedy, Guisella Mejia-Mock, Rosealynn Metcalfe, ...

Graduates

UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH AT BRADFORD — December graduates: Riley Anderson, Cresson, B.S., business management and accounting; Logen Jaramillo, DuBois, B.S., biology.

Deans’ lists

BELMONT UNIVERSITY, Nashville, Tenn. -- Matthew Brown, Imler; Jamie Emerick, Duncansville. ST. MARY’S COLLEGE, Notre Dame, Ind. -- Julia Cacciotti, Altoona. NAZARETH COLLEGE, Rochester, N.Y. -- Kayla Ringler, Loretto. ANGELO STATE UNIVERSITY, San Angelo, Texas –– Cynthia Cunningham, ...

Homecoming kings and queens

Courtesy photo This homecoming picture recognizes the following students of Juniata Valley High School, Alexandria. Homecoming king is Garry Beck with queen being Katerina Coffman. They were crowned on Oct. 16. Homecoming committees can email photos of homecoming kings and queens to ...

Honor rolls

BELLWOOD-ANTIS HIGH SCHOOL FIRST MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONOR ROLL NINTH GRADE ––Katharine Bianchini, Chloe Brown, Vincent Cacciotti, Jessie Corrado, Kole Dickinson, Abigail Eckenrod, Olivia Hess, Ava Kensinger, Chance Schreier, Corrigan Shanafelt, Kate Wallace. 10TH GRADE ...

Dragon Pride Foundation makes donations

CLAYSBURG –– The Dragon Pride Foundation exists to provide funds for innovative programs which offer each student opportunities for extended learning in the Spring Cove School District. In line with that mission, the Dragon Pride Foundation has made several donations recently. To ...

On campus

Penn State Altoona to present ‘Stories of Hope’ virtually Stories of Hope, directed by Naomi H. Baker, will premiere virtually at 7 p.m. Dec. 3. Project collaborators will hold a talkback afterward to discuss their work and answer questions. To view the free performance, visit ...

Honor roll

HOLY TRINITY CATHOLIC SCHOOL, ALTOONA FIRST MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONOR ROLL EIGHTH GRADE -- Caidence Cover, Paxton DeLeo, Ava Iapalucci, Mara Kirkpatrick, Madeline Kling, Claire Muriceak, Josh Warmath. SEVENTH GRADE -- Lincoln Dom, Amelia Orr, Aidan Schurr. SIXTH GRADE -- Milena Barr, ...

On campus

Student participates in SRU’s student dance concert Nov. 12 SLIPPERY ROCK –– Slippery Rock University’s Department of Dance hosted its inaugural Fresh Moves Student Concert Nov. 12 via a livestream on the department’s YouTube channel. The Fresh Moves Student Concert, formerly ...

Honor roll

CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL, MARTIONSBURG FIRST MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONORS 12TH GRADE –– Alexander Bowman, Megan Brumbaugh, Jabon Butler, Dylan Ceschini, Isabella Dalansky, Ryen Deterline, Emily Dunn, Tyler Earnest, Eliana Eicher, Kylee Frederick, Jadyn Glunt, Joshua Glunt, Dana Heltzel, ...

Counselor offers tips for submitting college essays

So much has changed about the college application process for high schoolers this year. Many were unable to take the ACT or SAT, others had to travel to a different state to have access to a testing location, most colleges have now dropped testing requirements and many jobs, extra-curricular ...

Supporting breast cancer awareness

Courtesy photo The Bedford County Technical Center’s Health Assisting program raised $502.77 for Breast Cancer Awareness during October, which was Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The students in Mrs. Styer’s class reached their goal of $500 in just two weeks. The Bedford County Technical ...